|Previous College:||University of Rochester|
Ahmed comes to Harvard after spending the previous two seasons at his alma mater, the University of Rochester, as an assistant coach. During his time at Rochester he made a big impact on the squash program, coaching six athletes that earned All-America honors, 10 athletes that were named All-Liberty League and one athlete that was tabbed as Liberty League Player of the Year. Ahmed saw his team win back-to-back league titles and land the No. 5 spot in the national rankings for two consecutive seasons.
During his collegiate career at Rochester, Ahmed was a three time All-America selection and served as team captain for three seasons. The squad moved from the No. 16 spot in the nation to as high as No. 2 during the 2009-10 campaign.
Ahmed earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 2011. He was one of Finland’s 2007 Fulbright Undergraduates who received a scholarship to pursue undergraduate studies in the United States. He also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Rochester’s Simon School of Business.